Assistant Controller, Ticketing Operations

AXS connects fans with the artists and teams they love.

Each year we sell millions of tickets to thousands of incredible events
– from concerts and festivals to sports and theater
– at some of the most iconic venues in the world.

Since our founding in 2011, we’ve consistently pushed the industry forward and improved experiences for fans, making it easier than ever to discover events, find the perfect seats, and enjoy unforgettable live entertainment, and we continue to lead the evolution of our industry today.
We’re passionate about improving the fan experience and providing game-changing solutions for our clients, and we’re always looking for smart, motivated people to help make it happen.

Bring your enthusiasm, your big ideas, and your desire to team up with some of the best and brightest in technology and entertainment.

Together we keep the world cheering.
The Role
AXS is looking for a talented and motivated Assistant Controller, Ticketing Operations who is responsible for our revenue control process from start to finish for North American operations.

This encompasses the review of the company’s financial transactions, sales contracts, and business practices.

The position reports to the Vice President of Financial Operations and works closely with the company’s Financial Controller.
What You’ll Do:
Identify revenue and cash control risk and implement control processes
Collaborate in the implementation of new contracts ensuring the completeness and accuracy of terms programmed in our ticket sales platforms
Perform periodic review of client contracts regarding rate changes, volume incentives and timely billing of all revenue triggering actions
Maintain relationships with merchant banks and other third-party payment providers
Assist with the implementation of merchant accounts to support new contracts signed
Maintain and enhance systems used to manage ticket sales and the settlement of ticket proceeds to our clients as well as our billing processes
Ensure timely and accurate billings and/or remittances to clients under each contract
Manage a team of financial analysts who perform settlement audit and billing calculations
Provide and update general ledger coding for all recorded transactions performed by the accounting staff
Confirm all revenue is recognized in the correct period, applicable accruals are recorded, and all liabilities relating to ticket sales are accurately reflected on the company’s books
Coordination with accounting, legal, business development and account management to ensure 100% satisfaction of all contractual responsibilities as it relates to all financial aspects of our client contracts
What You’ll Bring:
3+ years of controllership or similar revenue-focused accounting experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting
CPA license is a plus
Strong understanding of GAAP
Pro-active, hands-on management approach and experience
Advanced Excel skills
Strong analytical, planning and communication skills
More About AXS
AXS sells millions of tickets every year for 300+ clients in the US and Europe, from venues like the O2 in London and the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver to teams like the Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets.

Headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles, California, we also work in wonderful offices throughout the US, the UK, and Europe.

At each location you’ll find a team of dedicated, diverse employees (we’ve dubbed ourselves “Fanatix”) who create groundbreaking products and services in a fun, fast-paced environment.

We love what we do along with our fantastic culture, enviable perks, and comprehensive benefits.

To learn more about working at AXS, visit:
NOTE: As COVID-19 cases rise across the U.S., we continue to look for ways to create a safer work environment for everyone and will now be requiring all full-time employees to be fully vaccinated against the virus by October 4, 2021.

Exceptions will be made for those with approved medical, disability or religious exemptions or unless prohibited by local law.

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